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Murnau-Staffelsee I (detail), 1908, oil on paper laid on board by Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944), photo credit: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
(b Croydon, Surrey [now in Greater London], 3 July 1963). British artist, active in various fields. Emin's large output has embraced painting, sculpture, drawing, installation, film, Performance art, and writing, but whatever the medium it is usually autobiographical, dealing mainly with her turbulent private life (including her rape at the age of 13).
Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)
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